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Mad Mary

By chase
Took a trip to the Steampunk event at Lincoln Castle yesterday with AlleyCatz ,it was great to get out & meet some old friends & put a couple of names to epz faces too.
Such a lovely day,clear blue skies & some nice harsh light,so places for photography were very limited !!

This is Mad Mary,one of the inmates of Lincoln Castle Prison/asylum,she is quite bonkers & wears a straight jacket most of the time.Threatening to send her to Australia on a big ship sends her loopy & off she goes into a corner to sulk !

This Lady is actually one of the folk from the Castle who dress up & get into character ready for the tourists to visit.I thought she did that rather well !
So whilst she isn't a Steampunk,I couldn't resist her face Wink

Thanks for dropping by.
Janet xx

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Comments


Andysnapper 14 109 25 England
9 Sep 2012 9:08AM
An excellent shot and an excellent model.

Andy
nonur 13 18 13 Turkey
9 Sep 2012 9:30AM
Wonderful portrait and wonderful pose and attire!
NEWMANP 14 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
9 Sep 2012 9:41AM
fab expression.
Phil
akh Plus
18 1.2k 5 United Kingdom
9 Sep 2012 9:41AM
Great character.
Tony
NDODS Plus
11 5.3k 128 United Kingdom
9 Sep 2012 10:04AM
A portrait or a caricature? Simply brilliant.

Regards Nathan
marktc 11 101 15 United Kingdom
9 Sep 2012 10:08AM
marvellous all round... great expression!
Jasper87 Plus
12 3.0k 162 England
9 Sep 2012 10:41AM
Marvellously mad. Love the slightly wide left eye.

dave
Irishkate 11 45 121 United Kingdom
9 Sep 2012 10:53AM
Brilliant!.
KateGrinGrinGrin
LINDAW 15 18 United Kingdom
9 Sep 2012 12:54PM
LOvely shot, wish I'd gone to Steampunk
chase Plus
16 2.4k 620 England
9 Sep 2012 1:25PM
Thanks everyone,I'm glad you liked Mad Mary,she was really a lovely Lady who enjoyed being in front of the camera stealing a little of the limelight from the Steampunks Wink

Thankyou for the HC Pete,appreciated Grin
Janet xx
Fletcher8 13 10 United Kingdom
9 Sep 2012 2:34PM
Great expression, great work!
Suehh 15 39 6 England
9 Sep 2012 3:24PM
Superb!
Richsr 15 91 223 England
9 Sep 2012 5:05PM
Certainly looks a character Janet, congrats on the HC.
Regards Richard
Ade_Osman 19 4.5k 36 England
9 Sep 2012 5:36PM
Wonderfully expressive portrait here Janet, I bet your rather chuffed with this, I know I would be.....

Ade
chase Plus
16 2.4k 620 England
9 Sep 2012 5:45PM
Thanks everyone.
Hi Ade,I just loved this Lady,she was so willing to give me some expressions whilst I clicked away. Yep,I rather like this one....destined for the printer methinks Wink
Thanks for your UA Ade,a compliment indeed.
Janet xx
Eviscera 15 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
9 Sep 2012 9:15PM
That bit under her chin looks odd diffusin de Galapagos turtle depth.

Fine light Smile
stevenb Plus
18 282 7 England
10 Sep 2012 12:10AM
Well done Janet a cracking shot.

Bill
alistairfarrugia 9 164 88 Malta
10 Sep 2012 10:29AM
Loving the expression, good shot!
chase Plus
16 2.4k 620 England
10 Sep 2012 5:37PM
Thanks everyone.
No diffusin jobby Dave,I don't think that would have helped the wrinkles......it's natural Wink
janet xx
gajewski 17 10 9 United States
10 Sep 2012 9:17PM
Wow -- nicely captured. This woman plays the role quite well. Encountering her, my first thought would be -- send her off to Oz.
-=\Walter

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